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Damian Erskine is not your ordinary bass player. If Damian is not on tour, he is busy honing his chops with some of the best jazz and latin musicians that the West Coast has to offer. Damian is known for his extraordinary reading and improvising skills as well as his ability to fit into any musical situation.
He has played in the studio and on the stage with the likes of Peter Erskine, The Jaco Pastorius Big Band, Teri-Lynn Carrington, Gino Vannelli, John Ellis, Shawn Pelton, Sveti with Marko Djordjevic, Luis Conte, Brandon Ross, Les McCann, Jeff Lorber, Vardan Ovsepian, Charmaine Neville, Jessy J, Luis Perdomo, Tony Furtado, Kate Schutt, Bobby Torres, Alan Jones, Patrick Lamb, Dan Balmer, Klezmocracy, and many others. Damian has also been featured on the GospelChops.com Shed Sessionz Vol. 1 DVD.
Whether playing as a sideman or with his own group, Damian is known for his rock solid bass work, virtuosic solos, and thoughtful chordal abilities. Damian is also an adjunct professor at both Portland State University and Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon.
Damian plays Skjold Design Custom Basses, an official Reunion Blues Luthier and partner.